Assault: Mentor man beaten at motel, three arrested

MENTOR, OH (WOIO) - Mentor Police are investigating a male assaulted by three other males at Studio 6 Motel, 7747 Reynolds Road.

Preliminary investigation has determined the victim went to room #143 and spoke with the three male occupants of the room. The three males began fighting with the victim and pushed him outside of the room. The victim fell to the ground, and the males continued assaulting him by punching and kicking him.

The victim sustained critical injuries due to the assault and was transported to Lake West Hospital. He was eventually life-flighted to Metro Hospital. He was initially listed in critical condition but has been upgraded to satisfactory and stable as of 5:30 PM on Saturday 8-21-10.

The three suspects have all been arrested and charged with felonious assault. They are identified as:

1. Christopher B. O'Donnell 34 years old, no fixed address

2. Michael J. Re ho III 30 years old, no fixed address

3. Delaney C. Penrod 30 years old, 7950 Mentor Ave. Mentor, OH

The Mentor Police Department is continuing the investigation. We have chosen not to release the name of the victim at this time.